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Title: An English garner; ingatherings from our history and literature
Year: 1884 (1880s)
Authors: Arber, Edward, 1836-1912
Subjects: English literature (Collections)
Publisher: London Only to be obtained by application to E. Arber
Contributing Library: Robarts – University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN
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d, with variations, in HAKLUYTs Voyages, p. 557. Ed. 1589.] Tliis narrative was omitted by Hakluvt, in his revised and enlargededition of his Voyages, 3 vols., 1599-1600: fol. Rev. S. PURCHAS in his Pilgrimes, iv. p. 179, Ed. 1625, states : As for David IN(;rams perambulation to the north parts. MasterHakluvt, in his first edition, published the same ; but it seemeth someincredibilities of his reports caused him to leave him out in the next im-pression ; the reward of lying being, not to be believed in truths.—SeeR. Hakluvts Discourse concernini^ Western IHantini^, p. 220. (MaineHistorical Society, Second Series) Cambridge, Mass., 1877-78. Bout the beginning of October, anno Domini1568, David Ingram, with the rest of hiscompany, being a hundred persons in all,were set on land by Master John Haw-kins, about six leagues to the west of theriver Cumina or Rio de Mynas whichstandeth about 140 leagues west-and-by-north from the Cape of Florida,travelled in those countries from beyond Term
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250 Ingram, Browne, and Twide walk, in ii [septATs^: Florida, extending towards the Cape Breton, about elevenmonths in the whole; and about seven months thereof inthose countries which lie towards the north of tbe river ofMay. In which time, as the said Ingram thinketh, hetravelled, by land, 2,000 miles, at the least: and never con-tinued in any one place above three or four days ; saving atthe city of Balma, where he stayed six or seven days. There are in those parts, saith he, very many kings, com-monly within 100 or 120 miles one from another ; who are atcontinual wars together. The first king that they came before, dwelt in a countrycalled Giricka; who caused them to be stripped naked, and,wondering greatly at the whiteness of their skins, let themdepart without further harm. The kings in those countries are clothed with painted orcoloured garments ; and thereby you may know them : andthey wear great precious stones, which commonly are rubies,being six inches long and two inches b
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